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Women in the Soviet Union - Image 74. 1929. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. March 29, 2020. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/scpamp/item/3590/show/3581.

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(1929). Women in the Soviet Union - Image 74. Socialist and Communist Pamphlets. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/scpamp/item/3590/show/3581

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Women in the Soviet Union - Image 74, 1929, Socialist and Communist Pamphlets, Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries, accessed March 29, 2020, https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/scpamp/item/3590/show/3581.

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Title Women in the Soviet Union
Contributor (LCNAF)
  • Ni︠u︡rina, F. E. (Fanni Efimovna)
Contributor (Local)
  • Alexander, G. G. L.
Publisher Workers Library Publishers
Place of Creation (TGN)
  • New York, New York
Date 1929
Subject.Topical (LCSH)
  • Women
  • Congresses and conventions
Subject.Geographic (TGN)
  • Soviet Union
Genre (AAT)
  • pamphlets
Language English
Type (DCMI)
  • Text
  • Image
Original Item Extent 67 pages: illustrations; 18 cm
Original Item Location HQ1662.W6 1929
Original Item URL http://library.uh.edu/record=b8304548~S11
Original Collection Socialist and Communist Pamphlets
Digital Collection Socialist and Communist Pamphlets
Digital Collection URL http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/scpamp
Repository Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries
Repository URL http://libraries.uh.edu/branches/special-collections
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Transcript 62 WOMEN IN THE ill' and action. We ourselves are responsible for our personal efforts, for the strength, the passion, the resoluteness and will we put into the work for our objects. We must not appeal to our powerlessness as creatures of environment. That idea should never be the excuse for cowardice and laziness. Our conviction and will are also forces moulding our life and action. We women do not want to be accused of cowardice and idleness in the historical process of mankind's development. Our duty at the present is to follow the example given by the ancient German women. The historians of Rome tell us that the old German people, driven by frightful hunger, invaded the fields of France and Italy. When they came into conflict with the Roman troops it was the women who drove the retreating men back into the fight and themselves fought to the very last, choosing death rather than being taken prisoner. Let us look around us ! Are there not millions and millions, in every capitalist country, marching towards the new land, millions driven by hunger— and not only physical hunger, but the still more painful hunger of the heart ? And in their march they came into conflict with all the forces of bourgeois society, forces trying to prevent them from entering into the fruitful fields of socialism, of communism. Comrades ! Women of all countries ! Let us follow their glorious example. It is an example set for us by our sisters in the Soviet Union. Let us stand first in the ranks of those fighting to defend Soviet Russia in its work of socialist construction. And if the men are sometimes weak, if they should